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Schunk expands UK sales force


Schunk, a specialist in gripping systems, clamping technology and automation, has once again added to its UK team with the appointment of Jamie Lawrence, who becomes area sales manager for the south where he has been ...

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Star to host open house in October


Sliding-head lathe manufacturer Star GB will host its most advanced open house event yet on 8-10 October at the company’s Technology Centre in Derby. The open house is an educational event that will welcome visitors ...

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Schunk to show capabilities at SolidCAM workshop


SolidCAM UK will be hosting a ‘learn and lunch’ event at its Technology Centre in Barnsley on 11 September. The event will give visitors the opportunity to see the company’s CAM developments working in conjunction with ...

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LVD acquires Italian automation firm


LVD has acquired Compac Srl of Urbino, Italy, an industrial automation solutions provider. Compac and LVD have partnered together since 2016 to produce automatic warehouse systems for numerous LVD laser-cutting machine ...

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Extension helps MPPS press forward


A specialist in mechanical power presses has doubled its capacity after investing in a new building in Tipton. Midland Power Press Services (MPPS), which provides repairs, spares, inspection and upgrades on over 100 ...

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AFRC moves into space sector


The University of Strathclyde’s Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC) is making its way into the space industry, working with Airbus Defence and Space (Airbus DS) and TWI Ltd to bring the manufacture of space ...

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Master Fluid Solutions appoints technology manager


With business in Europe increasing year-on-year for Master Fluid Solutions, the company is underpinning this growth with the appointment of Mark Powell as technology manager. Powell will work under the direction of ...